othing truly is of significance on National Saxophone Day except for the saxophones and the well-known music icons playing it like there’s no tomorrow because of their irrefutable talents. This special day is distinctively a perfect moment to pay tribute to these great musicians who had sang the melody of their hearts through saxophone.
When is National Saxophone Day 2014
National Saxophone Day is on Thursday, 6th day of November.
National Saxophone Day is celebrated every year on November 6.
National Saxophone Day Origin
Songs that are played in saxophone captivates the heart of every listener. It brings an atmosphere of relaxation and calmness to anyone who hears its amazing sound.
Saxophone is a classical woodwind instrument, usually made of brass and played with a single reed mouthpiece similar to other woodwind instruments. It was invented and developed in 1846 by Adolphe Sax who is a Belgian instrument maker and inventor who was born on the 6th day of November 1814 in Dinant, Wallonia Belgium. His father is also an instrument designer himself where he adopted his skill to invent his own instrument.
Apparently, this is the reason why it is celebrated on November 06; to pay tribute to his wonderful contribution to the world of music. There may be no direct information as to where and when it was first celebrated and who established this holiday; nevertheless we take advantage to recognize our favourite saxophonist such as Kenny G, James Moody, John Coltrane, Joshua Redman and many more geniuses in saxophone.
The saxophone gained its popularity when first used for the military band and is now more commonly used in classical and jazz music. It is also famous for orchestra where we can usually find the 9 types of saxophone being played.
Have a Way with National Saxophone Day
There are many ways to celebrate this special day just to set the atmosphere of moderation and stress free environment. You have nothing to lose in celebrating it with your friends and family.
- Listen to your most favorite classical music and make it the background in your house with a not so loud volume that you can still focus on doing some other stuff.
- Buy yourself a latest album of your favorite saxophonist with the revived songs of 1970’s to 1990’s. Most people say that they still love to hear popular songs of these decades.
- Watch the recorded performances and concerts of your favorite saxophonist that you never had a chance to watch live.
- If you are not so used to classical music, try to listen to them this National Saxophone Day. I bet you will start to love it.
National Saxophone Day 2015
National Saxophone Day 2015 will be on Friday, November 6.